Definition of Japanese hop
1. Noun. Ornamental vine native to eastern Asia; cultivated for its variegated foliage.
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Literary usage of Japanese hop
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society (1890)
"... the Japanese hop, 6 feet 8 inches ; Canariense, 9 feet 8 inches. ... 18 feet 6 inches; Japanese hop, 10 feet 4 inches; and Canariense, 13 feet. ..."
2. The Flower Garden: A Handbook of Practical Garden Lore by Ida Dandridge Bennett (1903)
"There is but one precaution I have found necessary in growing the Japanese hop: namely, to give it a rather elastic support, a twine trellis being better ..."
3. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"... luxuriant growth, and abundant foliage; and in September the great drooping bunches of mature catkins are very graceful and attractive. Japanese hop ..."
4. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1901)
"Variegated Japanese hop.—The so-called Japanese hop is an annual, and this is a variety of it. It is one of the most rapid-growing vines that can be planted ..."
5. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"... and abundant foliage; and in September the great drooping bunches of mature catkins are very graceful and attractive. Japanese hop, Humulus ..."
6. Botany: An Elementary Text for Schools by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"Japanese hop. Fig. 167. Annual: leaves not less than 5-lobed: fertile catkin not enlarging into a hop. Japan; much cultivated for ornament. 7. ..."
7. Lessons with Plants: Suggestions for Seeing and Interpreting Some of the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"If the pupil has access to a hop-field (hops often grow on old fences) or to the Japanese hop of gardens, let him observe the direction in which the steins ..."